Elections can be viewed as referendum on amendment bill

Local elections have finally taken place in the country after a long gap of two decades. While it will take some time for the final results to come out, it is very likely that the CPN-UML will lead the tally.

May 22 2017

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India could cite its security concerns to derail OBOR projects

Last week, Nepal inked a deal on the One Belt One Road (OBOR) Initiative. This makes Nepal an official partner to Beijing’s ambitious plans to revive the ancient Silk Road trade routes.

May 15 2017

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'We are fully prepared for holding first phase of local polls'

Nepal is holding the local level elections after two decades. On the eve of Sunday's vote, Prithvi Man Shrestha talked to Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhee Prasad Yadav about the preparations and how the Election Commission is handling security management and voter education.

Post Report, May 13 2017

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Impeachment motion has exposed vulnerability of constitutional provision

Last week, two major ruling parties filed an impeachment motion against Chief Justice (CJ) Sushila Karki, a decision that elicited widespread criticism.

May 08 2017

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Our established politicians are not capable of change

With local level elections slated for May 14 and June 14, parties have started announcing their nominees for the position of Mayor of the Kathmandu Metropolitan City.

May 01 2017

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Traditional approach to doing things led to delay in reconstruction

Tomorrow marks the second anniversary of the greatest national tragedy in living memory.

Apr 24 2017

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‘Nepal on course to ensure inclusiveness’

Walton Alfonso Webson is the Permanent Representative of Antigua and Barbuda to the United Nations.

Apr 24 2017

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Our proximity to India doesn’t mean we can’t develop close ties with China

How accurate is the perception that Nepal is more eager to review the 1950 treaty than India?

Apr 17 2017

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Nepal’s security forces received high ratings for their post-quake work

In two weeks, it will be the second anniversary of the biggest national tragedy in living memory that Nepal suffered.

Post Report, Apr 10 2017

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Most of the air pollution in Kathmandu is locally generated

These days, the quality of Kathmandu’s air is compared to that in some of the world’s most polluted cities like New Delhi and Beijing.

Apr 03 2017

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Interview Subash Nembang

Positive vibes are fine but inter-party talks have nothing concrete to offer yet With the Madhesi Morcha and the CPN-UML at loggerheads over the issues of constitutional amendment and federal demarcation, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal recently held discussions with leaders of the Nepali Congress, the CPN-UML and the Samyukta Loktrantrik Madhesi Morcha in a bid to come to a consensus.

Mar 27 2017

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